Citing the high number of cross–border tunnels that pop up in Arizona and California, a House committee Tuesday passed a bill toughening laws against the use of tunnels for smuggling underneath the U.S.-Mexico border.Read More »
After 18 years at the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, Don Stapley is setting his sights on Congress. Stapley said he filed paperwork Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission to run in the 9th Congressional District, which covers parts of Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Tempe.Read More »
Businessman Steve Moak will not run for the Republican nomination in the new 9th Congressional District.
Moak said it’s “not the right time” to run for a variety of reasons.
Schweikert and Quayle made pitches to voters yesterday on Channel 12’s Sunday Square Off, each claiming the conservative mantle.Read More »
Matt Jette, who in 2010 unsuccessfully ran in the Republican gubernatorial primary, has shifted his sights to Washington D.C. and shifted his party affiliation from red to blue in order to do it.Read More »
Phil Lovas, a 43-year-old hotel developer and Peoria Republican, will replace Rep. Judy Burges in the Arizona House of Representatives for Legislative District 4.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
One of the reasons Schweikert is welcoming the chance to take on Quayle is that a poll it commissioned last month of 400 likely primary voters in CD6 shows him with a 45-33 lead. To read more on this item ...Read More »
After months of innuendos and hints about where he would run for reelection, U.S. Rep. Ben Quayle announced today that he would switch districts and run against fellow Republican Congressman David Schweikert in a neighboring congressional district.Read More »
Arizona Rep. David Schweikert is preparing to take on fellow Republican Rep. Ben Quayle in a primary fight, even as Quayle struggles to decide in which district to run.Read More »